This book investigates the ideological and political conditions that allow, and sanction, the undisguised political violence of our times. It is concerned with the regnant demands of nationalism and of history writing, and the unity and uniformity upon which these insist.See the discussion of this point in my response to a right-wing journalist, reproduced here as the Appendix to Chapter 2. 8. ... The Making of the English Working Class (London, 1963), as well as his and his collaboratorsa#39; work on the eighteenth century, published in volumes such as Douglas Hay et al., eds., ... As should be evident, the following pages owe a great deal to my reading of this classic essay.
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